My Lord...whats up with our Baseball team

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  1. Soda Popinski

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    The bats have been rolling the past few weeks. I love to see it. The true test of a ball club in my opinion, however, is its ability to grind out games when the going gets tough.

    Ersrad was one of the best grinders in the game when he was a player. The question is whether he can instill these qualities in the team. If he can, we might have a team that could have a shot at a regional berth.
     
  2. schuele

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    Oh that's right - thanks for the reminder. Looks like ISU played those games in Lincoln and then went on to Missouri State. Those are the types of arrangements that make a lot of sense and upgrade the quality of the midweek games.
     
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    Boyz, either get on board or get off. Positive thoughts only from here on out.

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  4. Riley_the_Crutch

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    Oh, ok.
     
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  5. Cloud_a_Heart

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    Threw down a solid Dolly Parton and crickets....

    Good start to the series, 9-5.
     
  6. SevoHusker

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    Although sloppy, great start indeed. We need to sure up the fielding and pitching. Two out hitting was clutch for us. Great to see Boldt get on a groove.
     
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    #PositiveVibes
     
  8. huskerbux

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    Great job of adding on insurance runs today, after it looked like the game was turning in Purdue's favor. Three more outs for a nice road series win, with a chance for the sweep tomorrow.
     
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    What is up with Knutson? Does he need a psychologist to find the strike zone? Sad to see, kid was lights out in high school.
     
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    need to sweep purdue...they are garbage and this should be 3 auto wins
     
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    Would give us a nice cushion for first place in the BIG
     
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    I see Iowa won game 2 today and will try for the sweep tomorrow against the Terps.
     
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    Yeah I was really banking on Maryland pulling it out when I posted that. Iowa, goes from losing to UNO to sweeping Maryland. What the hell.
     
  16. k9_r

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    Maryland goes from winning the Fullerton series on the road to losing the Iowa series. What the hell???
     
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    We've got a fairly good shot at continuing our fast start in the B1G and our schedule isn't the hardest.... Need to finish off teams like Purdue and keep grinding.
     
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    Placzek with another homer today. Him having 6 already this year is unbelievable.
     
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    Huskers pull off the sweep, even with a very shaky fielding and middle relief pitching day. Must sure many things up.
     
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  20. chicolby

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    Do you mean "shore'?

    Not being a dick, I just can't figure out what that means sure many things up.
     
  21. Hoosker Du

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    Sure, a sweep is great and all, but giving up 17 runs in 3 games is not good. Our pitching got shelled...and by a team like Purdue = not good.
     
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    Yep, shore. Thanks for pointing that out and "not being a dick."
     
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    Just take the sweep and on to the next game
     
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    looking at the schedule and every series looks winnable.... Mich St looks good record wise but are there any other teams expected to do well in this conference?
     
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    Nice sweep. May not have been the prettiest but thats not always a bad thing. Lets them know that anybody can win on any given day in baseball. Pitching needs to figure something out bullpen wise. 8-1 lead in the 5th? Lets go fellas. Gotta take out Creighton this week.
     
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  26. Kleitusbpn

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    michigan is the league favorite but minnesota and nebraska have the easiest schedules. I'd guess it's one of those three teams who will win the league.

    if we can go 3-3 on the road against sparty and michigan we could run up a lot of wins. you take games like today every time because you're going to struggle at times -- it's baseball. if you win, no one cares.

    we have to do exactly what we did today. finish the job, even if it's ugly. some of this stuff is a learning experience. i just hope we can shore up our pitching before the end of the year. For every week like this we've had a week with 6 games where we gave up 9 runs. some consistency would be nice.
     
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    Minnesota is nothing to be worried about. They recently went 2-5 against Utah Valley and Seattle. RPIs at this point are still a joke. Minnesota at #28 is laughable.
     
  28. Riley_the_Crutch

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    Bullpens are usually spotty in college ball. That's the main reason our most aggressive teams were some of our most successful. They would put a bunch of pressure on opposing pitchers and coaches with the hope of getting in the pens early.
     
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    Agreed.
     
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    Not gonna worry about them but am gonna respect any team who goes into Missouri St and win the series.

    Almost swept them having lost the Friday game 4-5.
     
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    minnesota's schedule is so easy that you can't look past them.

    they don't play michigan state or nebraska and two of their road series are against purdue and northwestern.

    if that sounds similar to ours, well... there's a reason i said our schedule's fairly easy. when two of your four road series are against purdue and rutgers (i don't care what rutgers' rpi is, they've been horrible for forever and they're still horrible), well... you've got a shot to make some serious noise. throw in our home series being against the middle of the conference. our only two truly tough series are at MSU and at Michigan.

    I'll take my chances. Split those two series and tear up the rest of our other games and we'll be top 2 in the conference at worst.
     
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    Definitely agree on spotty bullpens, but this seems a little worse than spotty. Hopefully they get it figured out.
     
  33. huskerbaseball13

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    Much needed sweep....trending in the right direction I hope. Sweeping teams like Purdue and NW hovering around 250 RPI almost feels like a must. Need to get to that 40 win mark
     
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    Just so everybody maintains proper perspective, Ohio St has better baseball recruits. Carry on.
     
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    Never sleep on Bobby H and and his teams, if Slippery Rock can make the CWS so can UNO with Herald at the helm.
     
  36. Riley_the_Crutch

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    Coaches and players showing a little fire tonight. They could keep this up if that continues.
     
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    Is there anyway to get @huskerssalts (OP) to start a thread titled "My Lord.....what's up with our Football team"? We will run the table for sure in the Fall!
     
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    After last night the Huskers RPI was increased again and LB St and CofC are helping that also. Big series this weekend against Illinois, they were the team to beat last year and we need to protect he home field and at least go 2-1 if not sweep to keep things rolling. after UI things are pretty easy until Mich.
     
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    Yesterday sucked and today wasn't so hot either. Nice to pull it out at the end though. Hope for some decent pitching and a win tomorrow.
     
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    The staff needs to throw strikes. We give up far too many walks to be a contender.
     
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